Mark T. Schneid and Daniel R. Chaidez obtained a $300,000 recovery for our client who was injured in a motorcycle crash. On August 20, 2015, our client was riding his 2008 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when a driver of an oncoming van made a left turn directly into our client, striking his left leg. After the impact, our client lost control of his motorcycle and struck a nearby mailbox. He sustained a left leg fracture that required surgery as well as broken teeth.
On June 24, 2015, at approximately 2:30 p.m., a motorcyclist was involved in a crash with another car at Route 59 and James Avenue in unincorporated West Chicago, Illinois. Southbound traffic on Route 59 was closed while police cleared the scene. Authorities say that the motorcyclist was taken to Central DuPage Hospital with serious injuries.
A deadly motorcycle-car crash in Romeoville, Illinois claimed the life of a 58 year-old woman after her motorcycle was hit by a car making a left turn. The crash occurred on May 18, 2015 at Weber Road and Grand Boulevard, according to police.
A young man from Ukraine was riding his motorcycle through Highland Park when he was involved in an accident with a car. There were three people in that car, and they all escaped without any injuries. However, the motorcyclist was killed. He was just 21 years old.
With summer right around the corner, car drivers will see more motorcycles on the road. Unfortunately, this will lead to an increase in car-motorcycle accidents. Even though motorcycle drivers use helmets and gloves, they are still at risk for severe injuries when involved in a crash. Below are some tips for car drivers that will help reduce the amount of motorcycle crashes this year.